Two-stroke glow engines are by far the most popular engines used to power RC model airplanes. They are relatively inexpensive for the power they produce, they are easy to start, run and maintain, and once you learn how to properly take care of them they will last for many years. […]
The Mighty Sea Fury Returns! The E-flite Hawker Sea Fury 480 ARF is an new electric-powered scale model of the famous British fighter. Like many of the E-flite plane, the airframe is produced using injection-molded Z-Foam material, which offers lightweight, durable and easily repairable construction. All these features make this a great plane for beginner and […]
In this week’s show, hosts Hope McCall and Kevin Hetmanski share a preview of the Hangar 9 Sukhoi SE flight footage, video of an electric-powered, full-size ultralight, a scale indoor airliner, and much more! Click the video below to watch.
The classic Cessna 150, was designed well over 50 years ago but still it has a friendly personality and is loved by millions of people. Tame enough for pilot training, the “Aerobat” version appealed to casual pilots that needed a jolt to become even more proficient. Quick Vid from the office video platform video management video solutions video […]
A CONVENIENT WAY TO KEEP TABS ON BATTERY PACKS The Futaba BR-3000 Battery Checker accurately shows battery voltage levels, making this a great “peace of mind” accessory. Some of the key features we like are: Quickly and legibly displays the voltage of battery packs Total voltage and remaining capacity results are shown on a […]
We just got the new Scimitar in the office and are ready to kick the tires and light the fire! Here’s a sneak peek of the Pilot Report coming soon to Electric Flight Magazine. How did it perform? You’ll have to wait and see! Several years ago, I was fortunate enough to see Quique Somenzini […]
Strapped to a jet-powered wing, Yves Rossy is the Jetman — flying free, his body as the rudder, above the Swiss Alps and the Grand Canyon. After the short video shows how it works, Rossy shares the experience and thrill of flying, outside an aircraft.
2004: NASA’s X-43 reaches a record speed of Mach 10 (7,000 mph, 11,200 km/h). An unmanned experimental hypersonic aircraft. Part of NASA’s Hyper-X program, the project includes multiple planned scale variations meant to test all aspects of hypersonic flight. A winged booster rocket with the X-43 itself at the tip, called a “stack”, is […]
BP Hobbies’ new exclusive line Cheetah LiPo battery packs are high performance 35C packs at value prices with packs starting as low as $6.25. Every battery comes with standard JST-XH balance connectors and either a red JST or a 4mm Banana discharge plug. Sizes are available in 7.4V to 14.8V and 360mAh to 2200mAh. Each […]
Get today’s “where’s Hope & Kevin” answer, get the scoop on the Horizon Hobby Carbon-Z Scimitar, see a man-carrying RC helicopter, and much more. Join us right here every week for a brand new episode of The Radio Control Show. Click the video below to watch episode 132.
If you are looking for something a little different, the new Seagull A6M Zero is a beautiful .75 – .91 ARF is for you. A sport scale model of the infamous Japanese WWII fighter this south pacific fighter this classic fighter is a great addition for any RC hangar. The airframe is built up wood and covered […]
For those of you that have attended the rc Jamboree held each year in September or have frequented the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, in Rhinebeck, NY, you may be interested in the following campaign to improve the Aerodrome facilities. This canpaign is being offered by the RC Jamboree host R/C club, The Mid-Hudson RC Society. MHRCS Matching Grant for Old […]